World Design Capital

The fine art of moulding the essence of cities

Architecture, design, innovation and toilets swirled together in separate international initiatives in Durban and Cape Town.

Cheers to a cocktail coup

An eye-wateringly yellow drink is the Capital Cocktail to celebrate Cape Town's status as World Design Capital.

Rossana Orlandi, a global icon with a nose for the future

Global icon Rossana Orlandi is more than a creative and an eclectic designer. She's recently adopted the role of a nurturer for upcoming designers.

DON’T MISS THIS: Cape Town Art Fair

From screenings to exhibitions and debates, the Cape Town Art Fair 2014 is a first for the city and heralds from the successful Hong Kong Art Fair.

Design24 competition to rejuvenate Naspers building

Design24 has launched a competition for designers to reimagine the Sanlam Centre in Cape Town, once the tallest building in Africa.

By design, a city for the poor

Designers must ensure that Cape Town's 2014 award is not hijacked by business and tourism interests, says a member of the bid committee

Designer city ‘just window-dressing’

Cape Town has been named World Design Capital for 2014, at the International Design Congress in Taipei, but there are dissenting voices back home.

Cape Town named World Design Capital 2014

Cape Town has trumped Bilbao and Dublin to be named Design Capital 2014 by the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design.

Cape Town shortlisted for Design Capital 2014

Cape Town has won a place on the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design's short list for World Design Capital 2014.


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders